Coconuts – Jalan Alor
Car wash – off Jalan Pudu
We’re on Pulau Pangkor, a small relaxed island off the West coast. Ever since we arrived we have done nothing but cough, sleep, cough, cough, sleep, and cough again. So no pictures from Pangkor yet. I believe I have never coughed as much in my whole life. Hopefully things will be getting better in the next few days.
“Most photographers spend literally thousands of dollars on their work – expensive cameras and materials. Add to that the countless hours that go into producing the images (taking them, processing them, etc.). When making a book is there any reason for doing it cheaply and quickly? What would be the point of that? If the photographs are the result of a long, arduous process, the end result should reflect that. You (literally) owe it to yourself (and not just the people who, you hope, will buy your book). Imagine taking a cheaply and quickly made book out of your bookshelf years later: Is that really how you would want to remember all the hard work?”
Read the whole article HERE.
Ipoh is the third biggest town in Malaysia which hardly gets to see any tourists but is famous for its good coffee and food, especially “tauge ayam” – chicken with beansprouts. The Shanghai Hotel – though a bit run down – has a great location, a very friendly and helpful owner and some great architecture. But I still haven’t been able to make a really successful picture of the staircase.